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Rajapattai to Rajaangam…

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ith no respite from the searing heat, there was a very small break thanks to the occasional shower. Meanwhile, the biggest play on our national stage – The Lok Sabha elections has just wound down and India’s 15th Prime Minister – Mr. Narendra Modi has assumed office. A lot of …

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Star Wars in Tamil Cinema…

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he blistering heat is sure getting to a lot of us and with the mercury rising by the day, I am sure that each of you would be looking at different vistas for some escape route. Mine has been a lot of fluids (purely of the cooling variety) and lazing …

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Evolution of Cinema…

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ello everybody! The summer has begun and exam time and vacations are not far behind! The summer is a wonderful season for movies as many filmmakers opt to release their projects around this time, to capitalize on the vacations. It is not just the children but families as a whole …

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Celluloid Women!

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t has now become a common practice to celebrate various days symbolizing something important to people across the world. In tune with this, the eighth day of the month of March finds the world celebrating the fairer sex! March 8th – The International Women’s Day is a day not just …

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1300 A legend passes on…

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e have lost one of the greatest legends to have cranked a camera and also to have called out Lights… Camera… Action… Yes! I am indeed talking about the great Balu Mahendra! He can be termed a complete man of cinema in it’s truest form. Starting out a cinematographer, he …

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Irreparable losses!

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he lows outnumber them by a lot, and will remain indelible in our hearts for a long time. Every industry has its ups and downs and the cinema industry is no exception to the same. By lows, I mean the loss(es) faced by Cinema, not monetarily but in a way …

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The Makers: Suppliers of Vitamin M!

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he past month has been a very eventful one for almost all Indians, or should I say cricket lovers – for the Master Blaster has played his last game for the country… 24 years of wonderful gamesmanship has come to an end! An almost flawless journey – and Sachin Tendulkar’s …

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Real Lives on Reel…

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here are many genres of movies and each person has his/her favourite among them… But, like it or not, biopics (as biographical movies are commonly known) is one genre that reaches many people and throws light on some unknown or rather not-much-known information on a person whom we know for …

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Cinema & Nostalgia

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he 90s were my formative years when I transcended from being a child to a teenager. To me, the 90s was a time of school, play and of course, movies. It occurred to me just how many movies I saw while growing up – certainly not as many as I …

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